Summary: Personal Experience This projector produces some of the best quality images/video I have ever seen. Also the image is adjustable and customizable with many adjustments and features like lens shift, zoom etc. The only small negative I think is lack of keystone correction feature or options. I know you don't need that with a projector that has lens shift feature, but it would have saved a lot of time if they provided that facility.
Summary: Personal Experience Overall it is a very good projector. Very happy with it. Nice picture quality and detail. This is my second projector. After using it for two year now I have started to notice some imperfactions. As mnay have noticed leakage of light from the vents and colour are not as sharp. Problems Now I have noticed that occasionally, I see heat signatures being projected on the screen.
Summary: Personal Experience The Value for Money (1500â‚¬ on Internet) is excellent. I bought in September and works for 250h without any problem. The image depends of the source, for example Blu-Ray disks "Die-Hard 4" or "Phantom of the Opera" have very good image. The DVD "Gladiator" is another one. I'm very satisfied with this projector.
Summary: Personal Experience This projector has excellent picture quality for the price. No, the picture is not perfect, but it's as good or better than anything I've seen under $5k when properly set up. Most of the complaints I have seen regarding this projector have to do with the operator not understanding how to set up the projector.
Summary: Personal Experience The projector is excellent. It meets all my expectations of what a 1080p projector should be. In my light controlled room it presents a stunning picture for movies and video games. I would not recommend this projector for a room with a lot of ambient light. It's brightness is excellent for a dedicated theater room but not for an upstairs living room with lots of windows.
Summary: Personal Experience Just got the Z2000 as a replacement for my ailing Z2. Have only had it a week, so this is a preliminary report. Obviously, the 2000 is a quantum leap ahead compared to the Z2. Initial observations: fan is SUPER quiet, much quieter than my Z2. Z2000 is BIG dimensionally, I had to raise my ceiling mount to prevent head collision. Also, the Z2000 does not have a digital keystone adjustment, but the lense shift was enough to deal with it.
Summary: Personal Experience I've owned Sharp DT-500 for 2 years 1300 plus hours it's an awesome projector, for watching HD on cable or Blu-ray the surprising factor it blows away the Z2000 on watching HD on cable by leaps and bounds. If your only going to watch Blu-ray or HD-DVD movies then get the Z2000 but if you plan to watch HD on cable than this is not for you. I was expecting to be blown away by the Z2000 but I wasn't. Better than my Sharp Dt-500 how?
Summary: Personal Experience What helped me decide to get the Sanyo PLV-Z2000 was the 1080P resolution, 3yr. warr., $600 in rebates and great reviews. Out of the box great picture,projected onto a fixed 94" diy 16x9 screen. I recently built a diy fixed 106" 2.35:1 superwide screen because most of the hd content(hd dvd and blu-ray)that I have is in that format....WOW! What an experience the superwide screen makes, "zoom the picture out,focus and adjust with lens shift".
Summary: Personal Experience Awesome, So crisp and clear is the best way to describe this projector, It looks so much better even with 720p input over my old native 720p. Out of box performance not bad, After tweaking and calibration 20 times better. Have my PC vie hdmi and Captian 8000HD and Hd-dvd and all look just stunning. So Pleased and I recommend this projector.
Summary: Personal Experience I exercise with the PLV-Z2000 as a dedicated cinema-projector for 6 months now (ca 250 hrs viewing time). Since I made a good use of projectorcentral at my beginnings, I'm happy to leave my opinion in return. A really huge advantage of this unit is a superb set-up versatility.